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1a: Cambridge History of Islam

P M Holt (Ed)

1a: Cambridge History of Islam

P M Holt (Ed)

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First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful for both reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.

- Publisher ` undoubtedly a very valuable and very much needed contribution to the field of Islamic studies. It is a thoroughly scholarly and often erudite presentation of the entire Muslim world that will be consulted by the specialist and non-specialist for many years to come. The Middle East Journal

- Publisher

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First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is the most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization yet to appear in English. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful for both reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.
- Publisher

` undoubtedly a very valuable and very much needed contribution to the field of Islamic studies. It is a thoroughly scholarly and often erudite presentation of the entire Muslim world that will be consulted by the specialist and non-specialist for many years to come. The Middle East Journal
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • List Of Maps
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Rise And Domination Of The Arabs: 1. Pre-islamic Arabia Irfan
  • Shahid
  • 2. Muhammad W. Montgomery Watt
  • 3. The Patriarchal And Umayyad Caliphates Laura Veccia Vaglieri
  • 4. The 'abbasid Caliphate D. Sourdel
  • Part Ii. The Coming Of The Steppe Peoples: 5. The Disintegration Of The
  • Caliphate In The East B. Spuler
  • 6. Egypt And Syria Bernard Lewis
  • 7. Anatolia In The Period Of The Seljuks And The Beyliks Osman Turman
  • 8. The Emergence Of The Ottomans Halil Inalcik
  • Part Iii. The Central Islamic Lands In The Ottoman Period: 9. The Rise Of
  • The Ottoman Empire Halil Inalcik
  • 10. The Heyday And Decline Of The Ottoman Empire Halil Inalcik
  • 11. The Later Ottoman Empire In Rumelia And Anatolia Uriel Heyd
  • 12. The Later Ottoman Empire In Egypt And The Fertile Crescent P. M. Holt
  • 13. Safavid Persia R. M. Savory
  • 14. Persia: The Breakdown Of Society Ann K. S. Lambton
  • 15. Central Asia From The Sixteenth Century To The Russian Conquests B.
  • Spuler
  • Appendix M. E. Yapp
  • 16. Tsarist Russia And The Muslims Of Central Asia Akdes Nimet Kurat.

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  • Catalogue Code 124432
  • Product Code 0521291356
  • EAN 9780521291354
  • Pages 544
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Islam & Muslim
  • Publisher Cambridge University Uk
  • Publication Date Apr 1977
  • Dimensions 228 x 154 x 29 mm
  • Weight 0.689kg

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